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Author Price, Michael H.

Title The Development of the Secondary Curriculum
Published Milton : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (275 pages)
Series Routledge Library Editions: Curriculum Ser
Routledge Library Editions: Curriculum Ser
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1. Introduction: Curriculum History and English Secondary Schools, 1870-1940; Notes and References; Chapter 2. Culture or Discipline? The Redefinition of Classical Education; Introduction: 'The Ambiguous Name of the Classics'; Complacency and Threat: The New Equilibrium, 1870-1900; An Orderly Retreat: The Early Years of the Classical Association, 1900-22; Thoroughness and Unreality: The Triumph of Discipline, 1923-40; Conclusion: Discipline and Its Discontents
From Process to Content? General Science and BiologyConclusion; Notes and References; Chapter 7. The Royal Geographical Society and Geography in Secondary Education; Introduction; Contexts: Exploration, Imperial Expansion, the RGS and Geographical Education; The Discipline: The RGS, New Paradigms of Geography and Geographical Education; Pedagogy: From 'Capes and Bays' to the 'Higher Units'; Direct Involvement: The RGS and Geographical Education; Conclusion; Notes and References; Chapter 8. From A Test of Memory to a Training for Life: The Teaching of History
History the Characteristic Activity of the Nineteenth Century?The Professionalisation of History Teaching, 1870-1914; The Coming of Age of History Teaching, 1914-40; Notes and References; Chapter 9. Conclusion; Notes and References; Contributors; Index
Notes and ReferencesChapter 3. English Teaching: Classics in the Vernacular; Introduction; The Arguments for English; The Status of English; The Development of Practice; Analysis of Textbooks; Influences on Practice; Notes and References; Chapter 4. Modern Languages: The Retreat from Reform; Introduction; Language as Discipline; Effects of Expansion; The Alternative Tradition: Language as Communication; French: A Pillar of the Curriculum; 1912 and 1918: The Board's Concern; Languages for Girls; The Examination Constraint; Methods and Textbooks; Relative Realism: Palmer and Hadow
The Spens Report: Changing Ends, Stagnating MeansNotes and References; Chapter 5. The Perry Movement in School Mathematics; Introduction; Mathematics for Engineers; Pedagogical Developments; Pressure for Reform; Examination Reform; Textbooks and Teaching Aids; Progress and Reaction; The Movement's Achievements; Conclusion; Notes and References; Chapter 6. Science for Professionals: Scientific Method and Secondary Education; Introduction; The British Association and the Schooling of science; Examinations, Resources and Methods; H.E. Armstrong and Training in Scientific Method
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Subject Education, Secondary -- Curricula -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Education, Secondary -- Curricula -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Education, Secondary -- Curricula.
britain curriculum.
british curriculum.
british teaching history.
british teaching system.
curriculum development.
curriculum history.
curriculum studies.
education history.
national curriculum.
school history.
whole curriculum.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0429454155